• Thermal Power plants: Basic schemes and working principle.

    Gas Power Plants: open cycle and closed cycle gas turbine plants, combined gas & steam plants-basic schemes.

    Hydro Power Plants: Classification of hydroelectric plants. Basic schemes of hydroelectric and pumped storage plants.

    Nuclear Power Plants: Nuclear fission and nuclear fusion. Fissile and fertile materials. Basic plant schemes with boiling water reactor, heavy water reactor and fast breeder reactor.

    Efficiencies of various power plants.